Plunging into the sea looking for wild creatures can often feel like looking for a needle in a hay stack. After all, they are free to roam, and in the vastness of the sea it seems unlikely they would want to be anywhere near humans.
When you tell someone that you are going to be swimming with sharks, the most common comments you get back it “is that a good idea? you wouldn’t get me in the water with sharks!!!!” This idea of sharks attacking people comes from a few sources, many of […]
Whenever I mention Snorkelling to people in the UK, the conversation always turns to warm seas abroad with coral reefs and normally tales of the shark that spooked them. But not only does the UK have an abundance of wildlife in the rivers and surrounding coastline, but there […]
Snorkelling in the UK can often get overlooked, but Britain’s coast hides all manner of wonderous life! With a little bit of local knowledge and safe water conditions, you can snorkel in clear water conditions, exploring this hidden world! I have done a little snorkelling in the UK […]
Snorkelling in the UK is often forgotten about as warm seas beckon just a short flight away these days, and often UK water requires a little more in the way of layers as the water temperature can be fairly low. BUT, with a little preparation equipment-wise you will […]
Bog snorkelling has become a world famous event with many participants travelling from the far corners of the globe to take part. After watching the 2006 championships, myself, Alastair and Louise all decided to go and take part to see what it was all about. Firstly no, it’s […]
The World Bog Snorkelling Championship attracts competitors from all over the world and has now been running for over 20 years. The championships take place in a bog on the outskirts of Llanwrtyd Wells on the August Bank Holiday Monday. Two trenches, each 60 yards long have been […]